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PBS
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
self-relia self-reliant. u.s. us a makers churn out car after car but it seems americans will making more fuel to power them. >> that's light. industry analysts expect a major shift will take place in the near future. we're hearing the united states will become the world's largest oil producer in the next five years. the iea said u.s. oil output would surpass saudi arabia. commercial production has already begun. the agency says the u.s. will be nearly self-sufficient in energy by 2035. that's due to an expected surge in production of shale gas. a type of natural gas trapped in under ground rock. america relies on it for 20% of import needs. now let's get a check on the markets. the yen is losing ground slightly against the dollar and the euro. dollar/yen is changing hands at 79.57 and the euro/yen is quoted at 100.99 to 104. debt stricken greece could get bail out funds. share prices are rising slightly in tokyo. this morning the index stands at 8,695. that's up about two-tenths of a percent. the index fell six days in a row. investors are now buying back mainly export related issue
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:30am EST
. he was involved in helping the activist leave for the united states in may. hu uses the internet mostly for his activism. >> translator: the communist party is the biggest violater of the rights of the chinese people. >> reporter: however, his activities are monitored closely and he continues to be harassed. one time he was attacked without warning by police agents as he left his house. another time he found the tires of his car had been flattened. his wife is also an activist. in this video she is being obstructed as she leaves the house. the harassment has extended to the whole family. the situation got so bad that his wife left for hong kong in september together with their daughter who was 4 at the time. they were worried that they were no longer safe in beijing. >> translator: i'm happy that my wife and daughter will be somewhere that's safe and free, but i'm really going to miss them. >> reporter: 11 days after they left, on september 18th, hu was placed under house arrest. a week later on october 25th, a head of the communist party congress who was moved to anhui province,
KCSMMHZ
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
changing leaders. i'm expecting ishihara to lift us out of this slump. >> translator: he performed well as a tokyo governor, so i have high hopes for him. >> reporter: but ishihara's power base is uncertain. the new party has only five members, all from the former sunrise party of japan. so ishihara has already started seeking collaboration with the japan restoration party. whether ishihara can really become the major third power depends on if we can achieve the tie-ups with the other parties. ishihara also needs to appeal to many floating voters because they are one of the major determinants of the shift of power in the next general election. mitsuko nishikawa, nhk world, tokyo. >>> the most powerful people in china are now busy deciding the country's future. communist party members have been in beijing since thursday at their national congress. attendants are excited about the hottest topic on the table -- who will make up china's next generation of leaders. party officials will reportedly unveil the new lineup on thursday. but a human rights campaigner says the only way china can move f
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